At the end of my Back to Basics Part 1 post, I stated, “I will tell you why a new mindset is needed and what the plan is”.
The title of the post is – Back to Basics, so it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out what the plan is. I’ve been thinking about this for a while as my fitness has gone down and the weight has gone up. Continue reading “Back to Basics – Part 2”
I’ve been thinking about writing this post for a long time. That’s because I’ve been in the same situation for a long time. I would call it – no mans land. Not training for anything in particular. Floating around. A bit of running here, a bit of cycling there. Generally, not a lot of progress. I’m a bit lost really. I can’t decide what to do. Continue reading “Back to Basics – Part 1”
I’ve read almost all of Malcolm Gladwell’s books – The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers, David and Goliath. The only one I have not read is What the Dog Saw, which for completeness, I’ve just decided I should read. I’ve also recently enjoyed his podcast, Revisionist History that I wrote about here, so was excited about his new book Talking to Strangers. Continue reading “Talking to Strangers – Malcolm Gladwell”
This one is rather leftfield . I’m one of the few people you bought this single and helped it reach 25 on the UK Singles Chart back in 2002, Boniface’s only chart entry. I think it’s fantastic and one of my favourite tunes. The breathless start and urgency it purveys will get you moving on your run.Continue reading “The Awesome Running Playlist – Track 34”